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this all works as we take a look at the affordable care act. and the healthcare security ordinance and how those two sort of overlap. and without having a good understanding of a foundation as to how the affordable care act covered california, is the market place or the exchange program for both individuals and small businesses, without understanding how that all works, and some of the dollars and cents around it, so i encourage you to play around with it, and take some of your employees in terms of what they make and play around with the different levels because there is bronze and there is silver, and gold, and plat um in terms of dollar values that you can contribute based upon your wage that you might get a certain amount of subsidy. and so, i just want to really encourage to you take some time to start playing around with that information and that data on the website and the covered california website but also to take a look at this and engage at least one seminar with the covered california, individuals and one with shop. >> and then, in terms of legislation, i have highlighted in re
, this healthcare funding fight is nasty. >> there is a new paradigm. gentlemen, thank you for sharing your views. part of the first amendment is about [ inaudible ]. first, [chanting u.s.a.] could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. mmmhmmm...everybody knows that. well, did you know that old macdonald was a really bad speller? your word is...cow. cow. cow. c...o...w... ...e...i...e...i...o. [buzzer] dangnabbit. geico. fifteen minutes could save you...well, you know. >> a new paradigm. >> u.s.a. >> gentlemen, thank you for sharing your views. part of the first amendment is about respecting the views of others. sir ... >> u.s.a., u.s.a., u.s.a., u.s.a., u.s.a., u.s.a., u.s.a. >> neil: conservativ party trying to shut down mainstream republicans they say are not interested in defending the healthcare law. katrina was there. what a scene it sounds like. what was going on? >> you know what? it was fantastic. 2,000 people showed up to hear hour senator hold the line as we asked him to do before we elected him. a reporter found out they were paid organizers and the senator was a truly cl
thean francisco about california imitation of the healthcare law. >> good morning, everyone. good morning, everyone. thank you, chancellor, for your introduction. more importantly, for your extraordinary leadership. under your leadership, although things you described about ucsf are becoming a reality, following in the footsteps of the state chancellors, the first woman chancellor, a great leader across the country. a physician, scientist, and a businesswoman, private, public, nonprofit, experienced. you bring a depth of experience to your latest role as the first woman chancellor of ucsf, the birthplace of the biotech industry and the nation's crown jewel of biomedical research. that is how we see it. thanks to your vision, ucsf is devoting its mission to advance health worldwide by molding future leaders in health sciences, education, discovery, and patient care. by providing high-quality care to community clinics, by conducting innovative research at institutions across the globe, and by partnering with health organizations like covered california, ucsf is advancing the health
healthcare? let's shift gears for a moment, because we just reported that u.p.s., of course, a huge employer, is set to remove thousands of working spouses from its medical plan. if they are eligible for coverage elsewhere. this would be for nonunion, white collar workers. university of virginia doing the same thing. both blaming rising expense of the president's healthcare legislation. what's your take on this? >> well, i'm doing some of the same thing in my own business. i only have 6,000 employees. but, you know, i want to be clear, i think in u.p.s.'s plan and uva's plan, it doesn't affect the children and it only applies to the spouses who have the ability to get healthcare somewhere else. >> right. if they don't, they will remain covered. >> exactly. in the case of my business, i'll be doing the same thing, but, you know, the real question for me is how do they audit whether they have coverage or not, how do they audit the process? that's more cumbersome than not. it's a big deal. we don't want people on our plan that have the ability to get insurance somewhere else. we just don't want
? we're coming right back. we're cracking down on medicare fraud. the healthcare law gives us powerful tools to fight it... to investigate it... ...prosecute it... and stop criminals. our senior medicare patrol volunteers... are teaching seniors across the country... ...to stop, spot, and report fraud. you can help. guard your medicare card. don't give out your card number over the phone. call to report any suspected fraud. we're cracking down on medicare fraud. let's make medicare stronger for all of us. s.> laura: thanks for i'm laura ingraham in for bill o'reilly. and in the personal story segment tonight, implements obama care has been pretty much a train wreck for the administration. but democratic congressman gregory meeks says not to worry even the constitution had its problems. when social security came out people didn't understand that completely. when medicare came out people didn't understand that completely. but over time we developed and we got it right. the fact of the matter is when the constitution came out, people didn't understand that. and there were problems in the
is get together say, what can we agree on. take healthcare for example, what are our ideas? we want small businesses and individuals. neil: i don't meend to jump on you, see what you are saying. there is a lot more to agree on. all right. >> it is fine to have disagreements but unite and put forward ideas that will persuade americans we have the right ideas for the future. neil: governor thank you. well you know that healthcare law is costly, now it is getting creepy. right now, 7 years of music is being streamed. a quarter million tweeters are tweeting. and 900 million dollars are changing hands online. that's why hp built a new kind of server. one that's 80% smaller. uses 89% less energy. and costs 77% less. it's called hp moonshot. and it's giving the internet the room it nds to grow. this&is gonna be big. hp moonshot. it's time to build a better enterprise. together. join us at projectluna.com neil: just think whole healthcare law is getting creepy. daily mail respects that emergence of healthcare police force to crackdown on companies not going along, reportedly hires investigators
't think that small business owners should pay double for the healthcare they got last year." trt:05 [sot off videotape ] in 05 "i'm burning my obamacare card because obamacare is turning full-time jobs into part-time jobs." trt=:04 while some like it. other young invincibles -- 18 to 30 year olds dislike obamacare for lots of reasons. [frazao standup] " and they represent the sweet spot for making obamacare a success. without roughly two- point-seven million invincibles -- the cost of insurance under the affordable care act will soar and that could doom obamacare.". [take demarco sot] in 10:57:01 "any of us can get sick and then we are destroyed." trt=:04 vincent demarco heads up a large healthcare initiative. he's troubled by what he sees as poltiics above healthcare. [take sot vincent demarco ] in 10:55:40 "it is really irresponsible for any organization to discourage people from taking advantage of benefits that may help keep them alive." trt=:07 a recent kaiser family foundation survey found that 71 percent of adults under the age of 30 value andant insurance, but they remain highly
, but the issue of the healthcare law continuing to halls duringg town the home district. today, we're going to focus on the affordable care act and ask you about its implementation, ask you what you think about it, how things are going for the implementation in your state. what questions you need answered. we are entering your questions on facebook today as well. how are things going with the implementation? what sort of things do you need answered? we posted on facebook and we will check those in a moment. 3cspanchat. let's take a look at a couple of them. my question is, if this is such a great thing, many in government jobs and union jobs don't want it. over 5 million people in california live in medically underserved areas or health professional shortage areas. why is this law screwing the rural areas? example, tort reform. both purchases for prescription drugs like the -- we will get your phone calls and read more of those in just a moment. a quick check of some of the news happenings today and the major world news happening in egypt, in cairo today. the reporting of the associated pre
of this healthcare law. word today the administration is spending $67 million to so-called navigators. those navigators are supposed to sign up folks for the healthcare exchanges. are they like goodwill officers? good luck getting young people to sign up because millions of them want to opt out. doctor, what's going on here? >> well, neil, look at who is signing people up. we have community organizers. we have planned parenthood, who are part of this navigator program. who will be getting tens of millions of dollars from the federal government, and with 20 to 30 hours of training you become a certified navigator. >> neil: how many hours? >> 20 to 30 hours of training. you become a certified obamacare navigator, and that means that somebody is going to feel content sitting down with one of these people, and discussing their financial situation with these people. give me a break. who is -- >> neil: here's what worries me. these navigators in order to woo me or sell me on joining this, they're going to have to know something about me. so someone is giving them information on my health or the la
and democratic senator richard blumenthal of connecticut. plus, another delay for the president's healthcare law forces the obama administration to play defense. >> this is no longer a political debate. this is what we call the law. >> the president claims that this law is working the way it's supposed to. but, clearly it's not. >> john: we'll ask our sunday panel about the political fallout. all right here on "fox news sunday." >> hello again from fox news in washington. more tough questions for the nsa after the "the washington post" reported this week that the agency violated privacy rules. thousands of times since 2008. an internal audit obtained from leaker edward snowden reveals that the nation's most secretive spy agency intercepted phone calls and emails of american citizens repeatedly during that time. and, in some cases did, not report the unauthorized surveillance. now some lawmakers are promising hearings. joining us with reaction is republican senator rand paul of kentucky, a member of the senate homeland security committee and author of government bullies, senator, welcome back to
support hospitals and healthcare prepare and plan for disaster. just to draw your attention again, these cuts have declared -- have real impact on departments. this talks about health departments in wisconsin, kentucky, and maryland, who have or to shutter their clinic layoff staff who would he people they rely on to prepare and create plan for disasters or respond to disasters. finally, our takeaway and recommendations. the public health system is more secure than it was prior to september 11 and anthrax attacks because the government has supported critical public health row graham. -- programs. we need to sustain investment. the local public health acknowledges the need to prove our capability. the successful suchnse is witnessed to response. finally, it is a process. every cut has real-life consequences for the communities the training keeps resilients agile and to the recovery. revived necessary at the local, >> thank you very much, jack. ask one question to clarify. if you get back to jack's slide on the job losses over time, your note talked about 4300 jobs being lost in 201
from bogus luxury handbags and watches to gadgets but recent healthcares involving food and iphone knock offs are making consumers here think twice. >> counter fit shouldn't be normal in our lives. we should boycott them. >> translator: i don't trust the quality and they are harmful to genuine products. >> reporter: counter fit harmed international businesses for decades with hundreds of billions of dollars in estimated losses each year. beijing is clamping down on violators but to many companies, progress is slow. this wine importer opened shop more than two years ago. she's dealt with one copy cat and pursuing another. >> so they copied our store, tried already from the price concept, from the wine descriptions and wine sometimes even the uniform of our stuff, everything is copied. >> reporter: investigators wong says the situation will only improve if consumers are allowed to move from complaining to advocating the government enforce the law. otherwise, china will only be known for cheap low-quality and unreliable products he says, a reputation china wants to change. for "nightl
, that talk with the patients and their families and make sure that the continuity of healthcare extends from the doctors all the way to the families and those have carol lamb and rachel or kin and thank you very much for our your heroism today. >> (applause) . >> not only do we have a world-class trauma center we will continue having that, we have got a new hospital on the way. the biggest general obligation bond we have ever had but i am so proud of it and we will all be so proud of this wonderful hospital and the fact that it continues to be linked to the fantastic research doctors and medical staff of uc s f, that is a great combination that very few cities have across this country. this hospital, creates 3,000 jobs in it's rebuild. thirty% are san francisco residents that is 500 san francisco residents working with their hands to build the brand new hospital for our future generations. they have done it right. it's on time, $63 million to local businesses as a result of the construction of this hospital. so i'm looking forward in 2015 to join all of you in opening this hospital
government involvement in healthcare. how much research are they creating? how many new discovers are they creating compared to our economy, which is more private sector? >> when you get socialized medicine what you do is kill research for the future, which is why for the pharmaceutical industry in europe with it away. in this country, in terms of what nih does, it's teeny part of the budget. if you want to wall it off, i can find $2 billion for the rest of the got easily to cut. freeman said he'd rather have $1 trillion balance thatx $ 1 trillion budget that is unbalanced than $2 trillion that is balanced. because it takes money from the economy. >> david: there may be things to spend money on, but if you take it out of the private economy, does it help, one, the economy? and two, innovation? >> i agree with everybody on this panel. but we can have arguments about little areas to cut and debt ceilings and sequester. at the end of the day it comes to entitlement. if you want to balance the economy for the next generation, look at that. >> david: i know you are not terribly concern
for healthcare but there are still some major head winds that could prevent the exchanges from being open for business. first, a look how the international markets closed today. >>> health insurance cost keep rising, trouble is wastes rges keeping up. kizer found the average cost for family health insurance rose 4% this year but that's double, double the average increase in worker pay. so more income is going for health coverage, which means less is available for other expenses. >>> for americans considering getting their healthcare coverage from new state exchanges, part of the affordable care act, there is six weeks to go before those insurance marketplaces are scheduled to be up and running. so, how are states getting the word out about those new coverage options? will they be ready in october? and what happens if they are not up to speed? bert bertha coombs takes a look. >> reporter: spreading the word about enrolling. job one is ensuring residents the state's online exchange will be ready. >> we're tested every week. new elements, not only what we do but how do we relate to the feder
now and some cotton candy. >>> this year, camp st. sin sent added healthcare and science enrichment classes. they are always looking for people interested in sponsoring their campers. >>> you have been shopping for back to school but are you shopping smart? huge mistakes that shoppers make and how you can avoid them. and don't let your little one's backpack cause them pain. how your child should be wearing the book bag to a injury. this summer, new york state is back and open for business. with endless beaches, hundreds of miles for hiking...or biking. endless rivers and streams ready to take your breath away. and more than enough wineries to please every pallet. we're ready to make your new york state vacation perfect. there's never been a better time to vacation in new york state. plan your vacation at iloveny.com the new state of new york. welcome. >>> well, you are doing your back to school shopping and make sure that you are getting the most for your money. experts say before you hit the stores you need to set a budget and figure out what you can afford to spend and make a list
of the reason has to do with higher cost in housing healthcare and child care. speaking of healthcare a new cdc study finds that binge drinking costs more than 223 billion in healthcare lost productivity and crime and early death. and wait most of that burden is carried by you the tax payer. folks who live in washington, d.c. drink the most. 680 drinks a year each. that's a lot of drinks. it costs each dc residents more than $1,600 in healthcare bills as well as productivity losses. i wonder why they are drinking so much in washington. >> that is a lot of drinks. you might want to drink after you hear how much it costs to raise a kid. >> the time right now 11 after the hour. still to come take a look at this scene. a women who's car plunges 30 feet off a highway lives to tell about the horrific ordeal. we will have the incredible story of survival next. >> this is supposed to civil lies america is now creating a controversy. some demanding it be moved. >> first as we go to break a look at the gas prices. new national average 3.54 unchanged from yesterday. ♪ turn around ♪ every now and then
. congress and our staff have to go on obamacare. we were booted off our healthcare -- we will be booted off our health care when the new year starts. >> and the president? >> i do not think the president has too. the problem is that we have the white house and their staff and federal employees who do not have to go on to obamacare. they do not have to do the exchanges. but congress members and their staff do have to go on to obamacare. excuse me? >> adjust the subsidies. -- address the subsidies. >> there is a premium payment that members of congress and their staff get, which is the same they have been getting all along currently as part of our benefits from our employer, which is the government. it is just like any other employer might give her man payments to their employees. we are in an unusual situation. we are getting kicked off our employer's healthcare and getting put onto the exchanges. the question is whether you can get premium payments from your employer if you are kicked onto the exchanges. this would not happen to anyone else. no one would get kicked off other healthcare and
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....the dangers of hiring gaps in the healthcare industry... plus the hot tech product that may be giving users t-m-i. and...trader plays on stocks that are close to touching $1,000 dollars. first business starts now! you're watching first business: financial news, analysis, and today's investment ideas. good morning!it's friday. august 16th.i'm angela miles. in today's first look: selling is stepping up on wall street.the dow fell more than 200 points yesterday followed by heavy losses in the nasdaq and s&p. gold and oil both gained on the day. dell's early earnings.the computer company was supposed to report next week, but instead rolled out results last night. dell's earnings and revenue topped wall street.however, profits dropped 72%.the stock continues to trading around $13. and before you let the good times roll after work today.johns hopkins researchers say 1/3 of people who wind up in the e-r on friday or saturday have been drinking. and most were drinking budweiser. mark sebastian of option pit mentoring joins us now. let's get down to it. what is happening with this selling spree? what'
. this covers the full spectrum of the economic agenda, including healthcare spending, student loans, home costs. and all of the different array of economic issues are all tied up in this matter. host: how important is this time for the president? congress is away from washington, members are in their home district. in the last couple of weeks of august, what can he do having the stage to himself here in washington? guest: this is a usual trend for the president over the summertime. his approval ratings have dipped. is -- right now he has the stage to himself. it is critical and hard to overstate the importance of framing the message ahead of these fights. we have seen the polls over the summer. when it comes to the budget showdown president does have an advantage. it it is important for the white house to hold onto this advantage ahead of the fight with congressional republicans. negotiations continue over the budget and of course the debt ceiling. host: she is the deputy white house editor for politico. give us the latest on the white house and the situation in egypt right now. is -- the presi
growth has been tempted and providing healthcare to workers would drive their business cost too high. >>> while employers worry about the cost of providing coverage for workers, we're six weeks away from what state and federal healthcare exchanges are slated to be operational under the affordable health act. one of the biggest challenges for administrators, getting the word out to people that may need to sign up for coverage, especially to young people, many of who aren't focussed or aware of what they have to do and spend to obtain health insurance. bertha coombs has the story. >> reporter: in health policy circles, they are called young invincibles. 20 something-year-olds don't buy insurance. a new report shows otherwise. >> affordability is really the key reason why young adults don't enroll in health plans. >> reporter: two thirds of 19 to 29-year-olds they surveyed take up insurance when offered at work. >> among those who don't, 22% say that they couldn't afford the policy and only 5% said they didn't sign up because they didn't need it. >> reporter: 15 million young adults in
their heart out. so the word "healthcare," it's not outdated, but doctors like dr. john downey here, there's only so much they can do for you. but it's also the combination of healthcare and self-care. you have to help yourself. i mean, medicare, medicaid, medi-cal, we're collapsing our medical system. you've got 8,000 people a day turning 60 years old for the next 18 years, the baby boomers. 47 million people had no health insurance in the u.s.a. last year, for the whole year, and during a part of the year, 81 million people had no health coverage at all. that causes stress to people, and with stress you can have an inflammatory... stress and inflammation are two very, very bad problems. and inflammation is probably the number one underlying cause of most conditions. >> i started taking it back in december and immediately started noticing that i had a little more energy within the first couple of days. about three to four weeks later, i realized that i was not having lower back pain. >> with the omega xl, you know, my life has been changed completely... to be able to exercise after 25 yea
, laura, the fact of the matter is, planned parenthood someone of the most trusted providers of healthcare in this country. every single year they provide healthcare to over 3 million women, half of them don't have insurance. 90% of the care that they provide is preventative care, wellness exams, pap smears, pelvic exams, that help save thens of thousands of women's lives likely per year. the fact that we are using plan the parenthood which women know to ensure that millions of american women get access to the healthcare and health insurance they deserve makes perfect sense. it's probably one of the best uses of taxpayer dollars to ensure that this slaw properly administered and people get advantage -- get take advantage of the healthcare benefits under the law. >> laura: the fact that planned parenthood is under investigation currently by the federal government and has already admitted to federal fraud charges in that it settled civilly for 4.1 million. there are other cases in new york especially where planned parenthood was guilty of misfilings of prescriptions, needless billings for pr
-of-pocket healthcare payments and child care expenses. >> bill: $241,000. did you factor that in, peter, when you decided to have two kids? >> i didn't. man. that sounds about right. >> bill: boy. this situation in egypt just keeps getting worse and worse and worse. headline in "the new york times" this morning, hundreds of egyptians killed in government raids. emergency declared as sectarian violence spreads. headline in "the washington post" clashes spread after egypt crackdown. you know what happened, the latest death count seems to be -- there's so many hard to keep track of. but the latest i've seen is 281 with over 1,000 wounded. of course, this is still the aftermath of the coup and let's call it a coup and i've called it a coup from the very beginning. when the military ousted president morsi who was remember, elected, duly elected by the egyptian people in their first free elections after tossing president mubarak out of office. he may be the muslim brotherhood but they organized politically. they won that election. certainly was not a huge success as president. the economy was really su
are blessed with such diverse the. the healthcare marketplace opens on october 1. californians will finally have access to affordable quality care they deserve. i am so pleased to see so many of you here from a cross- section, from labor, community service organizations, the public and private nonprofit sector, thank you all for being here. the chairman of the san francisco labor council is with us. thank you so much. [applause] of covered california is peter lee, and i want to make sure we have a pool appreciation of peter lee. from leading the center for healthcare rights to establishing the obama administration's new center for medicaid and medical innovation, mr. li has dedicated more than 25 years to reducing costs and our healthare in care system. with his hard work, with the staff of covered california, a strong and healthy life that was unattainable for so many will soon be an unalienable right for every californian. as we approach the open aromas season, -- as we approach the open enrollment season, we will sure he will revive an example .f the affordable care act thank you for del
's the structure of our families. it's guns, it's the lack of mental healthcare. it's hard to pin it down on one thing but it is very, very sad. martha: doctor, thank you. good to have you here. many thanks. it's just a horrific brutal story. gregg: horrific developments out of syria. reports of hundreds of people dead including children in what rebels are calling a nerve gas attack. we are going to talk about the images that are so horrific we can't show them to you. martha: state department officials disciplined in the wake of the benghazi terror attack head back to work today. what lawmakers and family members of the four americans killed in the attack are saying about where the investigation is next. >> what can i do on this? i'm just at a loss for words. ♪ turn around ♪ every now and then i get a little bit hungry ♪ ♪ and there's nothing good around ♪ ♪ turn around barry ♪ i finally found the right snack ♪ ♪ even in stupid loud places. to prove it, we set up our call center right here... [ chirp ] all good? [ chirp ] getty up. call me. seriously, this is really happening!
. new this morning, president obama is pledging to do everything he can to make sure the new healthcare law works the way he intended. in his weekly address the president acuses congressional republicans to try to confuse the public will the law. he said his opponents are also threatening to eliminate funding for the affordable care act or to shut down the government if they don't get their way. >> they are actually having a debate between hurting americans who will no longer be denied affordable healthcare just because they will be second and harming the economy and millions of americans in the process. many republicans are more concerned with how badly this debate will hurt them politically than they are with how badly it will hurt the country. >> in the republican address, west virginia representative shelly moore kopito is calling for a delay in the requirement that uninsured consumers buy healthcare insure abs coverage or pay fines. >>> it's happening to warren haul on. csu east bay campus. the building was built 40 years ago along a fault line and is now considered the most seismi
healthcare law works. he criticizes the republicans who want to eliminate funding for the law or shut down the government over it. who would the public blame if the government shuts down. elizabeth prann joins us with more on the fight over the healthcare law. >> that is right. good afternoon. lawmakers have not given any indication there is a resolution on the horizon to alleviate the pressure of the federal debt. but failure to compromise could lead to a partial government shutdown and therein lies the blame game. both parties in their weekly addressed mention it. republicans say the states will experience the sticker shock in the next coming months. companies could be forced to lay workers off. americans would experience raise in cost, loss of jobs and reduce access to plans or doctors which is why they say the house passed bipartisan legislation that delays the individual mandate to further bring relief to the average household. >> because you an your family deserves the same relief that the president gave to big businesses by delaying the employer mandate. it's more than fair when you
not by the healthcare delivery system. hear from theou other speakers, they will talk about that in greater detail. i will turn it back to you. going to turn to dr. khan. center forrects the response. dr. khan was a primary source emergency- behind the repair and this program and designed a response to the which shut down this building. internist, and we are pleased to have you with us today. >> technology in action. thank you very much for that introduction. i have the honor of being able to support public health efforts. this is to make sure americans ,re saved from all threats whether they are natural disasters, pandemics, or the routine epidemics you read about every day in your paper. what was clear from your there areon, ramifications of the events that require national response. increasingly we have been talking about public health and security. she actually mentioned we should broadly as cdc more our nationaling security. let's see if this piece of technology works. >> probably not. there you go. >> not that i need these. a couple of things. we are responsible for establishing national strate
this morning, half of california voters say they're having trouble paying for healthcare. the new field poll finds 50% of california voters say paying for healthcare is somewhat or very difficult. 47% say it's not too difficult or not difficult at all. half of california voters also say the amount they pay for healthcare has gone up in the last year. this new poll comes as california prepares for the implementation of president obama's healthcare reform law, which will require all americans to have health insurance. >>> it's 6:07 now. bay area commuters could be on the verge of another transit strike. by more than a two-to-one margin, transit workers voted against a deal that would have given them a nearly 10% pay raise and improved health and safety conditions. negotiators reached the agreement with management 12 days ago, an hour before they were set to go on strike. union officials say the negotiating committee is discussing what to do next. >>> the threat of the strike comes as b.a.r.t. workers still haven't agreed to a new contract. a judge ordered a 60-day cooling-off period last weeke
be denied affordable healthcare just because they've been sick and harming the economy and millions of americans in the process. >> republicans control the house of representatives. they should stand up, use that power to, at the very least, make this lawless bad, delay it, do something we can to protect the american public from this law, or, if we do nothing, we're just saying to the president, hey, you get your way. but that's not really what the government is about. when the government is divided, we should use the leverage of controlling at least part of government to try to get the law more to our liking. >> bret: we're getting ready for a big standoff over the president's healthcare law and how that all fits into the budget battles to come in coming weeks. here is an editorial from the president's hometown in chicago. chicago tribune says this, quote: let's delay and rewrite this ill conceived law. congress need not start from scratch. lawmakers can build on what all of us have learned from three years of painful trial and error. three years of attempting but failing to make
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